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Search: Posts Made By: rloads
Forum: Bank Line 28th July 2017, 09:10
Replies: 763
Views: 131,038
Posted By rloads
Hi Keith, I liked your story. I had a few good...

Hi Keith, I liked your story. I had a few good times in Melbourne. During my first trip to sea on the Southbank we arrived on the 13th February 1952, my 17th birthday. Not wanting to proclaim to...
Forum: Say Hello 16th February 2015, 13:13
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By rloads
Hello Stee1968. Just a long shot - I am ex Bank...

Hello Stee1968.
Just a long shot - I am ex Bank Line and, whilst I frequently passed Timaru going from Christchurch to Dunedin on the phosphate run in the 1950s, I haven' visited your home town. I...
Forum: Bank Line 14th July 2013, 09:03
Replies: 763
Views: 131,038
Posted By rloads
Roger Loads apprentices photo

Yes I remember that photo well...I took it! Those were the days...high tech washing machines.(==D)
Keep in touch.
Forum: Bank Line 16th April 2013, 23:39
Replies: 763
Views: 131,038
Posted By rloads
Hello "Joe C", you obviously have a good memory!...

Hello "Joe C", you obviously have a good memory! Yes, Ron and I spent many happy hours doing that and toasting with our steins picked up in Rotterdam. I am trying to 'place' you. Could you oblige...
Forum: Bank Line 3rd April 2013, 22:59
Replies: 763
Views: 131,038
Posted By rloads
A mishap on the "Southbank"

As a first trip apprentice in 1953 in Melbourne (I think) on the only six months or so old "Southbank" I was ironing with a blanket on the apprentices study table when the "Springbank" came in to...
Forum: Say Hello 13th February 2013, 22:25
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By rloads
Reply to Alistair MacNab 13/12/2013

Hello Alistair,
Thanks for your message of the 5th December and for your input in "Shipmates".
I had better kill two birds with one stone...see my message to John Campbell to catch up with news on...
Forum: Say Hello 13th February 2013, 22:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By rloads
Hello John, It has only taken two months to...

Hello John,
It has only taken two months to reply to your message...better late than never I suppose! I actually joined Shipmates Nostalgia in September 2006 but have never got round to using it....
Forum: Say Hello 5th December 2012, 09:25
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By rloads
Roger Loads ~ Hello!

Hello shipmates!

I attended Glasgow Technical College in 1952 for my pre-sea training then joined Andrew Weir’s Bank Line as an apprentice until 1956. I studied for my 2nd Mate’s ticket in Glasgow...
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